table lookup

Definitions

General Science

Computing

  • noun the process of using one known value to select one entry in a table, providing a secondary value

Electronics

  • A data search in which a specific value is searched within a predefined table of values, such as a matrix. Also, the function, such as that in a spreadsheet application, which performs such a search. Also, the value so obtained. Also spelled table look-up. Also called lookup.
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